Tag Archives: Taxes

Will Illinois Democrats hide out in Beloit?

Since 2010, Illinois has lost a net 650,000 residents to other states The beauty of our federal system of government is that if its citizens are out-voted at the polling place they may vote with their feet. The early returns … Continue reading

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Donald Trump acts presidential

President Trump signed the tax cut bill into law this morning from his desk in the Oval Office so that it kicks in next year. He was most gracious, even to the hastily assembled news media, in a very informal … Continue reading

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Please help a liberal; raise their taxes

Not one Democrat voted for lower taxes or employee bonuses! The indentured servants at the Stately Manor gathered in front of the Philco to watch democracy in action Tuesday and Wednesday. First the House of Reps and then the U.S. … Continue reading

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Hastily approved wheel tax could go to voter referendum after all

State bill would require retroactive referendum [ UPDATE: I appreciate The Capital Times referencing my work at this roadside stand. I tried to write this report down the middle (for once). I have not endorsed the bill. I believe the … Continue reading

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Remember these names in the Spring election

Here is the roll call on the vote to impose a $28 annual vehicle registration fee for Dane County residents on top of existing state fees: IN FAVOR 27: BAYRD, BOLLIG, CHENOWETH, CORRIGAN, DYE, ERICKSON, GILLIS, HENDRICK, KOLAR, KRAUSE, LEVIN, MATANO, … Continue reading

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